A loan of $4,375 helped a member to buy clothes in demand by her clients for resale.


Exaucée Plus Group's story

Mary Josée is 47 years old and a leader of the group known as "Granted More", consisting of 26 micro-entrepreneurs who have chosen to join together to obtain micro-loans from the lenders of the world through Kiva and the IMF HOPE RDC, with the intention of building their businesses. Mary has as her principal activity the sales of clothes in a market location in the suburbs to the north of the city of Kinshasa. She likes her business and holds as her goal to one day open a clothing shop. Currently, Mary realizes a weekly profit of $150. She has already benefitted from 5 loans from IMF HOPE RDC that she repaid well. She will use the next loan to buy clothes in demand in her area to increase her income. Mary is married and the mother of 3 children aged between 16 and 23. Only two of them attend school.

In this group: Marie Josée, Teko, Marie, Christine, Anastasie, Mambote, Sévérine, Thérèse, Mado, Jeanne, Cécile, Espérance, Rosalie, Isabelle, Sinai*, Chouchouna, Théodor, Albert, Jacquie, Charlotte, Hélène, Passy, Luere*, Doris, Patience, Victor
*not pictured

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer B Brown



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